Virtual project combats HIV in South Africa
Shireen Sedries describes how the Cell Life project — a collaboration between the University of Cape Town and the Cape Technikon — hopes to solve the management problem of HIV/AIDS by using a mix of information communications technology, health and engineering expertise.
By merging mobile phone technology with the Internet and database systems, the Medication Management System provides a "virtual" infrastructure to support HIV-positive patients on anti-retroviral treatment.
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University of Cape Town